2 Chronicles 7:1

The Dedication of the Temple

1 When Solomon finished praying, fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the LORD filled the temple.

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Now when Solomon had made an end of praying, the fire came down from heaven, and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices; and the glory of the LORD filled the house.
As soon as Solomon finished his prayer, fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the LORD filled the temple.
When Solomon finished praying, fire flashed down from heaven and burned up the burnt offerings and sacrifices, and the glorious presence of the LORD filled the Temple.

What does 2 Chronicles 7:1 mean?

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2 Chronicles 7:1

Now when Solomon had made an end of praying
The prayer recorded in the preceding chapter:

the fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the
sacrifices;
which was the token God gave of his acceptance of them, of which there had been several instances before, ( Leviticus 9:24 ) , ( 1 Kings 18:38 ) ( 1 Chronicles 21:26 ) ,

and the glory of the Lord filled the house;
the glory of the Shechinah of the Lord, as the Targum, see ( 1 Kings 8:11 ) .

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